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Robinson-Smith v. Gov't. Employees Ins. Co., No. 08-7146

By FindLaw Staff on January 07, 2010 | Last updated on March 21, 2019

In a class action by insurance adjusters seeking overtime benefits under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), summary judgment for plaintiffs is reversed where the undisputed fact that the adjusters exercised "some discretion" meant that they were exempt from overtime pay as administrative employees under the FLSA.

Read Robinson-Smith v. Gov't. Employees Ins. Co., No. 08-7146

Appellate Information

Argued October 15, 2009

Decided January 5, 2010


Opinion by Judge Henderson


For Appellant:

Eric Hemmendinger, Glen Donath and Bruce S. Harrison, Shawe Rosenthal, LLP, Baltimore, MD

For Appellees:

Charles E. Tompkins, Thomas V. Urmy Jr., and Todd Heyman, Hausfeld LLP, Washington, DC

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